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Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Amitabh Bachchan

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New Delhi, 24 Sep : Distinguished actor Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

The government award is India’s highest honour given in the field of cinematic art. Bachchan will be honoured with the award for inspiring generations with his diverse work.

“The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest congratulations to him,” Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar wrote on Twitter while announcing the news on Tuesday.

Bachchan has successfully transitioned from Bollywood’s “Angry Young Man” to the “Shahenshah” of popular cinema, and gone onto become Indian film world’s most recognised icon on the global stage, through a career spanning over five decades.

The actor started his journey in showbiz as one of seven protagonists in “Saat Hindustani”, and then went on to feature in the Rajesh Khanna-starrer “Anand”. Once he got noticed in Prakash Mehra’s 1973 hit, “Zanjeer”, there was no looking back. The film also marked the birth of his Angry Young Man avatar.

Amitabh Bachchan means different things to different fans. Some remember him as the towering lead in films like “Deewaar”, “Zanjeer”, “Don” and “Sholay”, while some appreciate his nuanced, National Award-winning portrayals in “Black”, “Paa” and “Piku”. There are fans who celebrate him for his comic timing, while others swear by his intense screen presence.

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Salman wishes fans ‘Eid Mubarak’ with releasing his latest song Bhai Bhai

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India’s international actor Irrfan Khan no more

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Mumbai, 29 April : Irrfan Khan, who won over millions of fans with his roles in numerous international and Indian films, is no more. A statement by his official spokesperson has confirmed the demise of the 54-year-old actor on Wednesday.

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Prabhas is super excited to join his Baahubali team in London for the royal reunion

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Mumbai, 03 Oct. : Superstar Prabhas who created a rage with his iconic Baahubali character across the globe is excited to join his Baahubali team in London on October 19th to experience M.M Keeravani’s epic score performed live in sync by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in this world premiere event.

SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ has been at the centre of attention, is all set to get further global attention yet again, this time at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London. The first part of the series ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ will be screened along with the live music accompanied by a full symphony orchestra performing MM Keeravani’s epic score.  

Excited Prabhas took to his Instagram handle and shared, “Super excited to join my #Baahubali team in London on October 19th to catch a LIVE rendition of MM Keeravaani’s score for the film by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra! Would love all of you to join us”.  

This is not the first time for ‘Baahubali’ got international attention as the movie was earlier screened at various global film festivals. The movie which released in the year 2015 stood out to be the highest grosser of Indian cinema. Later in the year 2017, the sequel ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ was released which also shattered records.  

The Baahubali franchise has garnered immense love and appreciation from all the quarters. Owing to the success of the Baahubali franchise, Prabhas has now become a pan-Indian phenomenon.  

Prabhas will next be seen under the direction of ‘Jil’ fame Radha Krishna Kumar. The working title of the movie is ‘Amour’ along with Pooja Hegde.

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